RE-RELEASED JUNE 2012 with over 90 Pages of never before published Bonus Material, including an excerpt from bestselling apocalyptic horror master Craig DiLouie's THE THIN WHITE LINE.
THE JAKARTA PANDEMIC:
In the late fall of 2013, a lethal pandemic virus rages unchecked across the globe. When the Jakarta Flu threatens his picture perfect Maine neighborhood, Alex Fletcher, Iraq War veteran, is prepared to do whatever it takes to keep his family safe. As a seasoned sales representative for Biosphere Pharmaceuticals, makers of a leading flu virus treatment, Alex understands what a deadly pandemic means for all of them. He particularly knows that isolation is the only guaranteed way to protect his family from the disease.
With his family and home prepared for an extended period of seclusion, Alex has few real concerns about the growing pandemic. But as the deadliest pandemic in history starts to unravel the fabric of their Maine neighborhood, he begins to understand that the flu itself will be the least of his problems.
A mounting scarcity of food and critical supplies turns most of the neighbors against him, forcing Alex to confront their unexpected hostility before it goes too far. Just when he thinks the situation can't get any worse, the very face of human evil arrives and threatens destroy them all. Alex and his few remaining friends band together to protect the neighborhood from a threat far deadlier than the flu, as they edge closer to the inevitable confrontation that will test the limits of their humanity.
From the author: "The Jakarta Pandemic was an enjoyable, yet sobering story to write. The likelihood of experiencing a devastating pandemic in our lifetime is quite real, and this cautionary tale explores the strengths and weaknesses of community bonds, in the face of such an epic civil disaster. Told from a father's point of view, the story focuses on the human elements that shape our ability to survive. This book puts you in the middle of a likely and frighteningly realistic scenario, where everyone is a potential victim, no matter how well you might have prepared for The Jakarta Pandemic."